School Liaison

A teenaged boy sits alone outside his locker, doing his homework.The School Liaison program is a vital resource for the community, students and the Minnetonka Police Department. Liaison officers assist school staff with education, prevention and the investigation of criminal incidents involving juveniles and on school property. Minnetonka officers are currently assigned to Hopkins Senior High, Minnetonka High School (ISD # 276) and to the Bren Road School (ISD #279).

Minnetonka Police officers teach the Counter Act curriculum in elementary schools in the Minnetonka School District and Project Alert in Hopkins School District elementary schools. The officers teach this five-week curriculum to fifth-grade students and work at building self-esteem and drug and alcohol resistance skills.